This Week’s ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ Guests: Bryan Cranston; Ryan Reynolds; Glenn Close

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This Week’s ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ Guests: Bryan Cranston; Ryan Reynolds; Glenn Close

The following are guests scheduled to appear on this week’s slate (March 20 – March 24, 2017) of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” episodes, airing Monday-Friday at 12:37-1:37 AM ET on CBS.

Monday, March 20: Bryan Cranston; Audra McDonald; stand-up comedy performance by Greer Barnes (n)

Tuesday, March 21: Ryan Reynolds; Josh Lucas; Andy Daly; musical performance by Green Day (n)

Wednesday, March 22: Glenn Close; Michael McKean; H. Jon Benjamin (n)

Thursday, March 23: Jon Stewart; Connie Britton; Zoey Deutch; musical performance by Alison Krauss (repeat; OAD: 2/27/17)

Friday, March 24: Hugh Jackman; Condola Rashad; musical performance by The Flaming Lips (repeat; OAD: 3/2/17)

*(n) Denotes a new broadcast.

Stephen Colbert takes over as host, executive producer and writer of “The Late Show” beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Colbert, a multi-talented and respected host, writer, producer, satirist and comedian, is well-known for his previous late night show, “The Colbert Report,” which concluded in December 2014.

The program received widespread critical acclaim and earned many accolades, including two Peabody Awards and 41 Emmy Award nominations, with two Emmy Award wins for Outstanding Variety Series in 2013 and 2014.

“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” originates from The Ed Sullivan Theater in New York. Jon Batiste serves as the bandleader. Stephen Colbert, Tom Purcell and Meredith Bennett executive produce the late night talker. “The Late Show” is produced by The Late Show Inc., a CBS company.

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